Locations: Abingdon Elementary School, Jamestown Elementary School, McKinley Elementary School
Hours: 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Sessions: 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
Weekly Fee: $270, Session 2 $215 (four day session due to July 4 holiday)
Ratio is 1:10, Staff to Participant
Trips: 1 trip per week to a Northern Virginia Regional Park pool or to other fun destination! Campers will also experience 1 on-site special event per week (Examples of trips and special events can be seen on sample calendar below).
Lunch & Snacks: Each child must bring a lunch and a snack to each day to this full day action packed camp.
Staff: There is so much to love about this camp and let’s not forget our amazing staff! We pick high quality & experienced staff who have a specific interest to work with this young age to make sure there first years of camp with Arlington DPR are the best! All of our staff completes a yearly, mandatory 38 hours of training before camp.
Who is Summerfest For?
Ages: 4-10 (rising Kindergarteners through rising 5th Graders only)
This full day camp is great for kids who want the full camp experience with kids of all ages! Perhaps you have children of different ages but want them in the same great camp, then this is the camp for you! Campers are divided in small age groups for age appropriate activities that meet their developmental needs during core time rotations. Campers will also have times throughout the day where all ages play and interact together. These
camps are for FULL DAY care only- summer school students are advised to register for APS Extended Day camps.
Ages: 4-6 year olds
Ages: 7-8 year olds
Ages: 9-11 year olds
A Day In the Life at Summerfest
What's Summerfest like day-to-day? The sample below shows you the types of activities we typically offer. Each week of Summerfest is centered around a theme, and we try to incorporate new, fun, engaging activities with our traditional annual camp favorites!
At Summerfest we follow a daily structure. This provides a routine that campers follow. Below is a sample daily structure. Slight modifications will be made to accommodate trip days or specialty visits at the camp site.
Summerfest Camp Codes
- Jamestown Elementary School Site - 521010
- McKinley Elementary School Site - 521020
- Abingdon Elementary School Site - 521030
By Phone: 703-228-4747
In Person & Mail in: Registration office, 3700 S. Four Mile Run Dr., 8 a.m. – 5 p.m., Monday -Friday
- Online, mail-in, and fax registration for residents begins at 7 a.m. on February 12, 2020.
- Walk-in and phone registration for residents begins at 8 a.m. on February 14, 2020.
- Non-resident registration begins at 8 a.m. on Feb. 26, 2020.
- Tips on successfully registering.
View and print the forms needed for Arlington County Camp Registration
Don’t let fees be a barrier! Arlington County residents may request a fee reduction! Visit our Fee Reduction page for more information.